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March 16, 2017

 

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Bill Would Lift Savings Limit For Food Stamp Recipients

Some lawmakers are also concerned about the lack of regulation on what SNAP can be used to purchase.

January 24, 2017

 

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Bill Easing Drug Offender SNAP Ineligibility OK’d By Committee

A federal law prohibits former criminals convicted of, for example, trafficking controlled substances, from receiving food stamp benefits.

December 26, 2016

 

Fresh produce at Merciful Help Center pantry in Carmel.

SNAP Education Program Improves Food Security

The new study from Purdue University finds people who receive SNAP education improve food security by 25 percent.

November 23, 2015

 

Indiana’s high-fenced deer hunting industry has been in the midst of a lawsuit for nearly a decade.

Morning Headlines: Monday, November 23, 2015

A change in the work and job training requirements for Indiana's food stamp program has cost 18,300 people some of their benefits.

June 12, 2015

 

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Owen County Farmers’ Market To Add EBT Benefits This Summer

The Owen County Farmers’ Market plans to allow food stamps this summer, but that won’t happen immediately because of delays at the state level.

October 23, 2014

 

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Work Requirement For SNAP Benefits To Be Reinstated

Starting in March, able-bodied Hoosiers without dependents will need to be employed or attend a job training program to continue receiving SNAP benefits.

January 29, 2014

 

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Farm Bill Passage Doesn’t Mean Less Benefits For Hoosiers

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new Farm Bill , which cuts SNAP benefits and farm subsidies. But these reductions aren't bad things for Hoosiers.

December 26, 2013

 

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Hoosiers Receive SNAP Date Change Notifications

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has informed food stamp recipients of schedule changes starting in January.

December 9, 2013

 

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Food Stamp Benefits Distribution Date To Change

Beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive their benefits on a different day because of a legislative change.

November 1, 2013

 

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900,000 Hoosiers See Cuts To Food Stamp Benefits

Hoosiers are seeing a reduction in food stamp benefits because the federal stimulus dollars that were boosting the program have run out.

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